Hanoi (VNA) – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is providing Vietnam with hand sanitiser as support for the country in the fight against COVID-19. In the first phase, the UNFPA will supply 7,000 bottles of hand sanitiser which are set to be distributed to the frontline hospitals in Hanoi. UNFPA Representative in Vietnam Naomi Kitahara said it is necessary to support the Ministry of Health and medical workers, especially those working in the frontline, since they have to risk their health to protect other people’s health and prevent the disease from spreading. Protecting medical workers from getting infected must be the top priority throughout the process of response to the COVID-19 pandemic, she said. Kitahara noted the UNFPA wants to show its solidarity with all Vietnamese people, adding that together with UN organisations, the UNFPA always stands ready to assist Vietnam with everything possible to help the country fight against this pandemic. Special … [Read more...] about UNFPA assists Vietnam in COVID-19 prevention and control
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"Happy At Home” campaign sees online concerts go viral. The campaign delivers a positive message aimed at persuading Vietnamese people to stay at home, reminding citizens to limit the amount that they partake in social activities whilst also not gathering in crowds as a means of curbing the spread of the ongoing COVID-19 epidemic. … [Read more...] about “Happy At Home” campaign sees online concerts go viral
Speaking at the delivering ceremony, UNFPA Representative in Vietnam, Naomi Kitahara stressed that it was imperative that they supported the Ministry of Health and all the people working in the health sector, especially the front liners, who risk their health and safety for people in responding to this emergency. … [Read more...] about UNFPA supports Vietnam’s response to COVID-19
The Government of Việt Nam has laid the groundwork for great things to happen in this decade by issuing Decree 18 on implementation and management of mine action and the related Circular 195. These mandate the Việt Nam National Mine Action Centre (VNMAC), our main partner, to act upon and co-ordinate the efforts to reduce the impact of unexploded ordnance and landmines on the Vietnamese population. Our joint project has, among other things, helped VNMAC with data about contamination and survivors in Quảng Bình and Bình Định, which the Government considers among the provinces most greatly affected. Other development partners are helping provinces such as Quảng Trị and Thừa Thiên-Huế. Hence, the Government of Việt Nam and the international community are gathering important data for evidence-based policy making in the mine action sector. We will continue to offer opportunities for Việt Nam to … [Read more...] about Removing all landmines and unexploded ordnance in Việt Nam by 2030, can it be done?
The Government in February also asked the Ministry of Industry and Trade to propose an action plan to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to implement the EVFTA with a focus on enhancing communication and improving awareness of enterprises so they could fully take advantages of opportunities from the trade deal. … [Read more...] about National Assembly plans to ratify EU trade deal at next meeting